Bitcoin and other cryptoassets may be today’s darling, but regulators are struggling to keep up with their evolution, including how to apply tax law to them
Canadian courts delivered a number of notable decisions that affected Canadian business in 2018, including the Federal Court of Appeal overturning Tsleil-Waututh Nation v. Canada (Attorney General)
This was a year in which lawyers superbly exercised the art of negotiation…and opened a new frontier…and set out to build a bridge
CANADA - Newmont Mining Corp. of the US definitively agreed to acquire the entire share capital of Goldcorp Inc., a Vancouver-based gold mining company, for a total CAD $13.218 bil (USD $9. 965 bil), ...
Recreational cannabis may be legalized but its use is subject to strict employment rules
In Toronto, Chris Barnett moved to Osler, Hoskin & Harcourt LLP, where he is now a partner
CANADA - KKR & Co. Inc. of the US (KKR) agreed to acquire the assets of SemCAMS ULC (SemCAMS), a Calgary-based producer of crude petroleum and natural gas, ultimately owned by SemGroup Corp ...
CANADA - Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec acquired an undisclosed minority stake in Plusgrade, a Montreal- based provider of revenue upgrade platform, for a total CAD 200 mil (USD 150.455 mil), ...
A recent landmark tax court decision cuts to the heart of what constitutes a financial service and potentially impacts every Canadian bank and credit union that issues a credit card under its name.
Alberta awards US$1.06 billion to Dow Chemical Canada in its suit against NOVA Chemicals
Firms are learning to adapt and prosper in the age of Artificial Intelligence
With new private partners aboard, GFL Environmental continues its ‘ambitious’ plans
Clients are hoping for a clear process to come out of the changes in Bill C-69
Stagnant oil prices, transportation bottleneck and hike in US production all point to a subdued year in Oil & Gas sector
In a complex business world, lawyers must get better at understanding their clients’ needs from an interdisciplinary perspective
It’s not often that a handfuL of Canadian stocks get the attention of Barron’s, the venerable newspaper that, for the most part, covers US financial information and market developments.
Lawyers are advising their clients to look at new markets on both the supply and demand ends
CANADA - South32 Ltd. of Australia agreed to acquire the remaining 83% interest or 259.924 mil common shares, which it did not already own, in Arizona Mining Inc, a Vancouver-based silver ore mine ...
Confederation isn’t easy when it comes to drawing together Provincial, Territorial and Federal carbon tax proposals
Are the NAFTA talks chilling M&A activity? Not at all, according to deal lawyers, who say acquirers are taking advantage of plentiful liquidity and a tax-cut windfall